Fire Burns Home’s Attic

EUGENE, Ore. — Crews are investigating the cause of a fire that burned a home on the 200 block of Harvey St. just before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. Fire officials say the front side of the house was on fire when they arrived. The homeowner and his daughter had evacuated the home and they were uninjured. … Continue reading »

Fire Burns Home, Displaces 8

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Emergency crews rushed one person to the hospital after a fire ripped through a Springfield house on the 800 block of 57th Street Tuesday. Firefighters say it was a large and active fire by the time they showed up. Crews were able to put out the fire, but they’re still not sure … Continue reading »

House Fire Displaces 8 in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A fire ripped through a home, sending one person to the hospital and displacing the eight people who lived there. The fire was on the 800 block of 57th Street. Firefighters say it was a large, active fire by the time they showed up. Even with a quick knockdown, the fire heavily … Continue reading »

Creswell Restaurant Reopening After Fire

CRESWELL, Ore. — Word is quickly spreading around Creswell that the bar at TJ’s is back open after a fire shut down the business for the last four months. In just a few weeks, the restaurant will be serving its popular dishes in the newly remodeled dining room. From a pile of ashes to a … Continue reading »

Victim In Motel Fire Identified

SPRINGFIELD, ORE. — Police say the woman who died in the McKenzie Motel fire in Springfield was 22-year-old, Mariah Dawn McElroy from Springfield. They say her screams early Sunday morning likely saved the three survivors. Early Sunday morning, neighbors near the McKenzie Motel near 17th and Main in Springfield, were drawn outside. “I was sitting … Continue reading »

Cat Rescued From Fire

NEWPORT, Ore. – Family members are breathing a sigh of relief after learning firefighters rescued their cat after a fire destroyed their home on Wednesday. But it is the way that the cat survived that makes one wonder if felines really have nine lives. Psycho, a three-year-old Calico cat, is Cheryl and Mark Anderson’s “baby.” “She’s … Continue reading »

House Fire Evacuates Residents

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Crews responded to a house fire on the 900 block of Kelly Blvd. in Springfield early Thursday morning. The first calls came in just before 5:45 a.m., reporting smoke coming from a home. Three people were evacuated from the home with no injuries. Residents were able to save several pets from the … Continue reading »

House Fire Now Criminal Investigation

EUGENE, Ore. — An house fire on Elk Ave. in Eugene turned into a criminal investigation. The first calls came in just after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday and detectives remained on the scene overnight. Police put up the crime tape about an hour after crews arrived. Police say they will release more information later Wednesday morning.

Fire Destroys Furniture Store

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Investigators are still trying to figure out what started a fire that destroyed Kuebler’s Furniture Store Sunday night. The Roseburg Fire Department was called to the scene just after 5 p.m. When firefighters arrived, they saw heavy gray smoke coming from this corner of the building just off northeast Chestnut Avenue. The … Continue reading »

Oily Rags Cause Fire

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A load of laundry ignited a small fire – and it has prompted firefighters to put out a warning to anyone who uses rags. On Monday, the Corvallis Fire Department was dispatched to the Beaver Lodge, a residential co-op near the Oregon State University campus. Jim Patton, the Fire Prevention Officer for … Continue reading »

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